Clouds become more accessible

    The good news came to us from across the ocean.
    Amazon AWS EC2 service added support for micro configurations up to 613Mb.

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    The price of Linux configuration starts at $ 0.02 per hour. That with constant use will cost $ 15 per month, which is significantly lower than that of Small instance - $ 0.085 per hour.
    I myself have been trying various OSes and settings for about a year, but so far there is no need to constantly keep and pay for my server. And in this situation, and in my case, it makes sense to start and maintain a normal dedicated server. Both 32 and 64-bit architectures are available. I am personally attracted by Amazon’s flexibility of settings, extensibility and, of course, support from one of the most respected offices.

    You can read more in the documentation on Amazon .
    For those who have not tried it, a good introduction is available in the corresponding habratopika .

    Micro Instance layout:

    613 MB memory
    Up to 2 EC2 Compute Units (for short periodic bursts)
    EBS storage only
    32-bit or 64-bit platform
    I / O Performance: Low
    API name: t1.micro

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